Wilson helps couple live her song
Wednesday, February 16, 2011
– Gretchen Wilson performed her new single I'd Love To Be Your Last
on "The Talk" Monday, but did a bit more than that in seeing if the words would ring true for one couple.
Wilson talked with hosts by Leah Remini, Sara Gilbert and Julie Chen about her advice to singles on Valentine's Day ("when you meet that special somebody, don't spend so much time worrying about what they did before they met you, just focus about from that moment on") what it was like to attend the Grammy Awards ("I felt to be asked to be there and being nominated and to be a part of the entire thing last night, I felt like we had already won") and about returning to school to earn her GED ("It's something I always wanted to do, but mostly for my daughter because I didn't want her to think education was unimportant.")
Following her performance of the Grammy-nominated single, Chen announced the show had flown several Wilson fans in from all over the country to watch. Chen invited one particular woman on stage to meet Wilson, who asked her some questions about her Valentine's Day plans. Wilson then surprised the woman by bringing her boyfriend on stage, who said, "Sally, I promise to love, cherish, adore and protect you, and I'd love to be your last," before dropping to one knee and proposing. She tearfully said "yes."
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